The Dexter auto dealership is giving away a pair of Lady Gaga tickets for Feb. 16 at the Palace or a $500 Visa gift card on Jan. 2.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The LaFontaine Chevrolet dealership in Dexter is kicking-off 2013 with a Red Cross blood drive on Jan. 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Staff at the dealership urge everyone to give blood to help replenish the Red Cross blood bank. Anyone who donates will be entered to win a pair of Lady Gaga tickets or a $500 VISA gift card. You can schedule your donation appointment ahead of time by visiting http://www.fmlydl.com/ChevyBloodDrive.
Donations have reached critical levels across Michigan during the summer months. Blood and platelet donors of all types are needed.
The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year. The Red Cross is calling on all eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve and give as soon as possible. All blood types are needed, but especially O positive, O negative, B negative and A negative in order to meet patient demand this summer. A blood drive will be held at the Dexter District Library from 1-7 p.m. July 5 to help collect donations. An unseasonably early start to spring may be a contributing factor to this year’s decrease in donations, the Red Cross said in a press release. "Many regular donors…